Brisbane Economic Development Agency (BEDA)’s privacy procedures have been developed with your rights and needs in mind. BEDA will take all reasonable and appropriate steps to protect the privacy of individuals having regard to the requirements of the Privacy Act 1988 and the Australian Privacy Principles (APP) contained in the Privacy Act.
Collecting your information
BEDA holds your personal information in accordance with this privacy statement and we will:
- Tell you when and for what purpose we will be collecting the information
- Tell you what information is necessary to access BEDA’s products and services, including payments and transactions
- Not ask for or collect any personal or sensitive information about you unless it is necessary to meet legal, public interest or statistical requirements to complete the requested transaction
- Take all reasonable steps to permanently remove personal identification from the information collected about you if it is no longer needed
Using your information
When you provide BEDA with your personal information we will:
- Use the information to help you use BEDA services
- Aggregate the data for analysis
- Remove personally identifiable characteristics, unless you have given us specific consent to recognise your usage on an individual basis
- Store your data on secure servers, in email databases, survey tools, event management databases and CRM
Disclosing your personal information
We will not disclose your personal information to any other person or organisation unless one of the following reasons apply:
- You have given us your consent to do so
- The information is needed to conduct a transaction between you and that person or organisation
- We are required by law to do so
- There are grounds to believe disclosure will prevent a threat to life or health
- That person or organisation is providing a service to BEDA and is required to maintain the same or similar privacy legislation principles
Security of your information
When handling your information, BEDA will:
- Take reasonable steps to ensure that all information we collect, use or disclose is accurate, complete, up to date and securely stored
- Monitor transmissions sent to or from BEDA for quality control and systems administration
- Strive to protect your personal information from misuse, loss and unauthorised access; however we cannot guarantee security
- Operate secure servers to minimise the risk of unauthorised use of your credit card information
- Provide a means of contacting us for accessing, correcting or updating your information
Accessing, correcting or updating your personal information
Chief Executive Officer
PO Box 12260 George St
Brisbane Q 4000
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